River God Tyne (sculpture)


The 'River God Tyne' is a bronze statue mounted on the outer wall of Newcastle Civic Centre. The statue by David Wynne was commissioned for the Civic Centre's opening in 1968. It depicts one of eight rivers represented as sculptures of 1786 on the front of Somerset House in London. The statue has a fountain within his outstretched hand. The sculpture is Grade 2* Listed. (Source: Sitelines)
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037987:Civic Centre Barras Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne City Engineers 1978

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054231:Civic Centre Barras Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne City Engineers c.1966

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Tyne and Wear HER(10906): Newcastle, Barras Bridge, Civic Centre, 'River God Tyne'
- "1968 by David Wynne. A bronze statue commissioned for the new Civic Centre. The 'River God Tyne' is one of eight rivers represented as sculptures of 1786 on the front ...

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Civic Centre, Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Newcastle Civic Centre

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River God Tyne Sculpture, Newcastle Civic Centre

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Newcastle Civic Centre

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Newcastle Civic Centre

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Tyne God

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